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Lighting at Batavia Electric Supply

Posted by Katelyn Holton on

Lighting at Batavia Electric Supply

When Stephen and Shirley Handra started Batavia Electric Supply in 1967 they began selling light fixtures out of a building at their farm. In fact, Shirley had to convince Stephen to sell light fixtures in the first place. When we moved to our current location, a showroom was built specifically for light fixtures. Fast forward to today, we have a combination of styles ranging from Traditional, Transitional, Farmhouse, and Modern. We have just recently started selling a new line of lighting called Progress Lighting. They offer affordable, high-quality lighting.  We also have a new lighting specialist, Robert Rouse.  Robert is an...

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How to Choose the Right Light Fixture

Posted by Katelyn Holton on

How to Choose the Right Light Fixture

  Lighting is an important element of home decor. It can change the mood of a room just like it does with the size of the room. In order to create an ambiance in a particular room, you need to know what kind of lighting or light fixture is needed. Generally, there are three types of lighting: ambient, accent, and task. Ambient lighting is known as "natural light" and is considered the general source of light in a room. This type of lighting isn't bright and doesn't have a glare, it provides enough lighting to be comfortable in a room....

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